Teaching Artist Opportunities

Central Arts Alliance maintains a robust database of teaching artists. Teaching artists are contracted from this database of qualified instructors to ensure quality of classes, programs, and events. Opportunities arise frequently within the organization as well as with partner organizations, which makes being a Teaching Artist with the Center an amazing way to get connected. Teaching Artist Interest Forms are accepted year-round.

If you are interested in joining our list of qualified teaching artists, please follow the links below to provide some information and to obtain an interview with a Programs Manager. Professional teaching degrees not required, just a passion for sharing the practice of art.

To find out more about teaching artist positions:
General Position Summary

To apply to become a teaching artist:
Teaching Artist Interest Form

To submit a class or workshop proposal, please fill out the Teaching Artist Interest Form AND attach a completed Call for Proposals Form.


Open to all interested and qualified teaching artists.

The Center is currently recruiting teaching artists for the following departments and classes for the upcoming Summer 2022 and Fall 2022 semesters:

• Glass Department – Beginning Glass Fusing
• Metals & Jewelry Department – Beginning Jewelry Making, Introduction to Metals
• Music Department: Beginning/Introduction to instruments
• Printmaking Department – Introduction to Printmaking

Seeking innovative, short-duration creative workshops in a variety of mediums, available as online, in-person, or outdoor formats. Think one or two-day workshops for 2-3 hours each day.

Specific classes we are looking for:
• Culinary Arts (Online)
• Music: Instruments, voice, composition, digital production or songwriting
• Digital Content Creation: graphic design, animation, video
• Multi-disciplinary Classes (ex: writing & painting or improv & drawing)
• Location-based outdoor workshops (sketch in the park, city photography)
• Hybrid Outdoor/Digital (ex: from photo to studio or from sketchbook to studio)
• Intro to Specific Materials (ex: watercolor pencils, pastels, collage with nature, sketchbooks, etc.)